Its clear from the processor benchmarks that Intel has managed to bestow the low-voltage Ivy Bridge parts with a performance boost thats just as respectable as the one given to the companys Core i7-3720QM and other Ivy Bridge processors. The new Core i5-3427U is in a few cases able to beat the standard voltage Sandy Bridge Core i5-2540M. The 2540M is no slouch its one of the quicker Sandy Bridge Core i5 mobile parts. Even when behind, the new 3427U puts up a good fight."
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